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Let Utah Read: Read-In at the State Capitol

Let Utah Read, a joint partnership with PEN Utah, ACLU, Utah Library Association, EveryLibrary, and the Salt Lake Education Association (SLEA), hosted a read-in to support Utahns’ right to read! This read-in began with a community reading hour in the Rotunda, followed by a great lineup of authors and other speakers, with all participants encouraged to BYOB (bring your own books)! 

Speakers Included: 

  • Erika George, PEN Utah Chapter Leader and professor of law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law
  • Christian McKay Heidicker, Author
  • Utah State Representative Brian King
  • Julia Lyon, Author
  • Kaitlyn Mahoney, Owner of Under the Umbrella Bookstore
  • Bhavika Malik, Student
  • Theodora Soter, Student